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NYSE:SCL - Stepan Stock Price, Forecast & News

$103.71
+0.29 (+0.28 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 04:50 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$102.97
Now: $103.71
$104.23
50-Day Range
$98.65
MA: $102.00
$105.48
52-Week Range
$82.98
Now: $103.71
$105.87
Volume72,898 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio22.35
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorN/A
CUSIP85858610
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Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Next Earnings Date2/20/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 27th. This is an increase from Stepan's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Stepan's Dividend History.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The basic materials company reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $451.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $489.40 million. Stepan's revenue was down 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.11 earnings per share. View Stepan's Earnings History.

When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 20th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Stepan.

How can I listen to Stepan's earnings call?

Stepan will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 20th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for SCL?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Stepan's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect Stepan's stock price to reach $20.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 80.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Stepan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stepan?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stepan.

Has Stepan been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SCL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Stepan earned a news sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Stepan.

Are investors shorting Stepan?

Stepan saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 305,500 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the December 31st total of 290,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 74,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Stepan's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Stepan's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), PepsiCo (PEP), Visa (V), Ross Stores (ROST), AbbVie (ABBV), Franklin Resources (BEN), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Cintas (CTAS), Methanex (MEOH) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Mergner, VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott R. Behrens, VP & GM of Surfactants (Age 49)
  • Ms. Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luis E. Rojo, VP & CFO (Age 46)

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.68%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.69%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.63%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.92%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.76%) and Panagora Asset Management Inc. (0.72%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, David Kabbes, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Gregory Servatius, Janet Anne Catlett, Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Luis Rojo, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stepan.

Which major investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Panagora Asset Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Pinebridge Investments L.P. and Public Sector Pension Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

Which major investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Jefferies Group LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, ProShare Advisors LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Stepan stock in the last two years include David Kabbes, Janet Anne Catlett and Luis Rojo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $103.71.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Stepan (NYSE SCL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  542
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stepan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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